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UCSF

ObGyn&RS

Residency Program

Sarah Isquick, MD
Sarah Isquick, MD
Graduated - Class of 2017
 
Physician - La Clínica de La Raza, Oakland, CA
 

Research/Clinical Interests:  Family Planning, LGBTQ Health, Quality Improvement, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis , Health Systems, Health Disparities

Education/Training

Year

Institution Degree Field of Study
2017 University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2013 Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine MD Medicine
2008 University of Michigan BS English Literature

Research & Professional Experience

Year  
2011-2012 Doris Duke fellow serving as the project coordinator for "Hot Spots and Cooling Communities: A Study of California Communities with Elevated and Declining Teen Birth Rates," a mixed-methods study of neighborhood effects, community factors, and teenage pregnancy. Designed protocol and oversaw implementation. Study methods included regression analysis, semi-structured interviews and focus groups.
2010 Christine Mirzayan Fellow at the Institute of Medicine. Collected evidence, write and synthesize findings for the "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities" study, which was published in 2011 as a consensus report titled "The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding."
2009 Conducted a survey to assess perceptions of physician leadership among medical students and faculty. Designed the protocol and administered surveys. Presented a poster at CWRU Lepow Medical Student Research Day.
2006 Used organic synthesis techniques to synthesize benzodiazepene derivatives to examine the effect of pro-apoptotic benzodiazepenes on treating auto-immune diseases. Used nuclear magnetic resonance and mass spectrometry to characterize synthetic compounds.
2005 Examined regulation of fatty acid oxidation in the liver in rat models, assisted with isolated liver perfusion experiments and analyzed data using GC-MS technology.

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2012 Frederick C. Robbins International Fellowship
2011 Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship at UCSF
2010 Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Fellowship at the National Academies of Science
2009 Crile Research Fellowship
2008 Phi Beta Kappa
2006 Seyhan N. Ege Organic Chemistry Summer Research Fellowship
2005 William J. Branstrom Freshman Prize

Presentations

Isquick S, Decker M, Maddock L, Arons A, Lara D, Brindis CD. "California hot spots study: An innovative mixed-methods approach to neighborhood level factors affecting teenage pregnancy." Submitted to American Public Health Association Annual Meeting 2013.

Maddock L, Arons A, Lara D, Isquick S, Brindis CD. "Looking beyond structural processes: Neighborhood effects in communities with elevated and declining teen birth rates." Submitted to American Public Health Association Annual Meeting 2013.

Arons, A, Maddock L, Lara D, Isquick S, Brindis CD. "You don't want to mess up your own body: barriers to family planning clinic use among adolescents in California" Submitted to American Public Health Association Annual Meeting 2013.

Isquick S, Chang R, Thiel de Bocanegra H, Chabot M, Brindis CD. "Suboptimal interpregnancy intervals and timing of contraceptive provision among adolescents." Poster presented at North American Forum on Family Planning; Denver, Colorado, October 2012.

Isquick S, Decker M, Brindis CD. "Writing on the Wall: The effects of neighborhoods on teen reproductive health." Oral presentation. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; San Francisco, California, October 2012.

Isquick, S., Decker M., Brindis CD. Hot Spots and Cooling Communities: A Study of California Communities with Elevated and Declining Teen Birth Rates. Poster presented at: Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship National Meeting; New Haven, CT, June 2012.

Isquick, S., Decker, M., Brindis, CD. Hot Spot and Cooling Communities: A Study of California Communities with Elevated and Declining Teen Birth Rates. Oral Presentation presented at: Clinical and Translational Research Fellowship Symposium, University of California, San Francisco; San Francisco, CA, May 2012.

Isquick, S., Decker, M., Brindis, CD. Hot Spots and Cooling Communities: A Study of California Communities with Elevated and Declining Teen Birth Rates. Poster presented at: Posterpalooza, University of California, San Francisco; San Francisco, CA, May 2012.

Isquick, S., Cole-Kelly, K. Student and Physician Perceptions of Leadership in the CWR2 Curriculum. Poster presented at: 2010 Irwin H. Lepow Medical Student Research Day; Cleveland, Ohio, February 2010.